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GRST 3311: Fairy Tales

This guide is designed to offer starting points for research in Dr. Sullivan's course on fairy tales.

Find Books in the Library

Using the library catalog, conduct keyword searches using author names, book titles, or particular subjects. The following are examples of books located using the keyword "fairy tales."

Deutsche Sagen: herausgegeben von den Brüdern Grimm (PT 915 .D44 1944)

Flights of Fancy: New Perspectives on Inner Emigration in German Literature (PT 405 .F54 2003)

Folk and Fairy Tales: A Handbook (GR 550 A77 2004)

Mirror, Mirror On the Wall: Women Writers Explore their Favorite Fairy Tales (PS 508 .W7M57 1998)

The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (PR 1309 F26 O9 1993)

Note: The Coates Library has a collection of children's books located on the second floor. If you have difficulty finding a particular title related to fairy tales, you will want to make certain that the book is not a part of our children's collection.

Find Books on Reserve

Your instructor has placed a number of useful and relevant books on "reserve" for your class.  To find a list of these books, go to the link above and search using your professor's name.  Then, click on the title of the class in which you are enrolled. 

Reference Sources

Use reference resources to help focus on a topic, develop keywords for searching, and to locate subject-specific bibliographies.  The following resources are available in the library's reference book collection in the Information Commons.

Index to Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends (includes supplements and updates; GR 550 .E37)
Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales (PN 3437 .O94 2000)